Adapters for Suriname - What adapter do I need for Suriname?

Power adapters for Suriname

Complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all cause confusion when planning to visit a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Suriname. This page has links to instructions showing you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting Suriname using the standard types F or C Surinamese 127 volt 60Hz power outlets. You'll discover power will change depending on which area you are visiting so we recommend reading the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

The best power adapter for Suriname is a Type F power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 127 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

What is a power adapter for a Surinamese power outlet?

A power adapter for Suriname is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits an electrical socket in Suriname to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from a different region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor travelling from a different country to use electrical appliances and devices in Suriname simply by adapting the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Do I need a plug adapter in Suriname?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the shape of plug you want to use in Suriname.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Suriname?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 127 volt Surinamese power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt appliance then you will also need a more expensive step up power converter for Suriname along with the correct power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Suriname from America?

If you are visiting from the US then use a power adapter for Suriname because a US plug won't physically fit into a Surinamese power outlet.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname - Suriname Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor